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Boleite Woodruffite & Hemimorphite

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Boleite Woodruffite & Hemimorphite

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Locality: 
Herzog Julius Smelter Slag Locality, Astfeld, Goslar, Lower Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Description

Beautiful deep blue boleite crystals arranged in balls with black woodruffite and clear hemimorphite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Boleite

Formula: 
KPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62
Strunz: 
3.DB.15
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Santa Rosalía (El Boleo), Boleo District, Mun. de Mulegé, Baja California Sur (BC Sur), Mexico

Woodruffite

Formula: 
Zn(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10·3½H2O
Strunz: 
4.FL.25
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
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